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Mapping: Two Lesson Plans To View Our World

Mapping: Two Lesson Plans To View Our World

Maps are invaluable tools that help us navigate our world, connect us with neighbors, link us to our past, situate our stories, and inspire us. Maps can be spatial, temporal, linear, and three dimensional. They can be based on memory, they can be impressions, or they can represent exact dimensions. Creating and sharing maps is as important as learning to read maps.

Becker Bee Buzz 9.24: Hive Tours

Becker Bee Buzz 9.24: Hive Tours

Becker bobcats have been visiting the bees for the past few weeks. Thank you donors for your generous support and helping out with the hive inspections. There has been a lot of activity over the summer. Bee robbing (by bees from other colonies) decimated the weaker...

Fall Equinox

Fall Equinox

Welcome to our virtual Green Classroom! We're missing your bright faces and helping hands this fall! But we are still here and we invite you to explore the programs we have available this year. This year the green classroom is going to be different than previous...

As the Garden Grows: Green from the Start

As the Garden Grows: Green from the Start

In 1992 the Green Classroom was three years old and already brimming with ambition. Not only was gardening a favorite activity for Bobcats, but Carla Marshall was diligently teaching lessons about environmental sustainability relevant to their elementary curriculum....

As the Garden Grows: 31 Years of the Becker Green Classroom

As the Garden Grows: 31 Years of the Becker Green Classroom

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.Audrey Hepburn Last fall when I attended the Becker Green Classroom orientation, I was planning to spend an hour each week outside with my daughter’s pre-K class - but only in a vague sense. It sounded lovely and interesting...

Upcoming Events

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July

Pre-K Family Open House

 

7

August

Garden Work Day

14

August

Volunteer Open House & Work Day

28

August

Volunteer Orientation

 

18

September

Garden Work Day

 

4

October

Activities & Curriculum Happy Hour

23

October

Garden Work Day

 

11

November

Volunteer Potluck

 

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Children need nature for the healthy development of their senses, and therefore, for learning and creativity. 

- Richard Louv

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Giving Online

Make a one time or recurring donation in any amount using our secure donor form.

Giving By Check

Prefer to send your donation by check? Make it out to The Becker Green Classroom and mail to 1701 Briar St. Austin, TX 78704 Please include a note with your name, address and phone or email so, we can send a thank you and tax receipt.

How Donations Are Used

The goals of our Donation programs are to raise funds for our operating costs, awareness about our incredible garden, and to increase volunteer involvement so that all children at our school can have the opportunity to participate. 

1701 Briar St, Austin TX 78704

info@beckergreenclassroom.org

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